Editor's Top 3 Picks

Editor's Picks
Book from ~$80 CAD
Niagara Falls-Clifton Hill motel with outdoor pool, balconies, family and jacuzzi suites
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, breakfast, local calls, newspapers, electric vehicle charging
  • Guests said their rooms were clean and comfortable
  • Great location for walking to restaurants, attractions and viewing the falls
  • Staff were helpful and friendly said guests
  • Wi-Fi was very good according to guests
  • Many found the rates affordable and good value
Cons
  • Parking costs $10 per night
  • No elevator to the 2nd floor
  • Dated decor and furnishings according to some guests
  • Free breakfast too basic with no hot items said guests
  • Some guests found noise disturbance from inside and outside of the motel
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Book from ~$105 CAD
Niagara Falls hotel with indoor pool, falls view rooms, free parking and free hot breakfast
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, hot breakfast, parking, newspapers, coffee in lobby
  • Rooms were updated and very clean with comfy beds
  • Location was excellent, walking distance to Falls lookout, restaurants and attractions
  • Wi-Fi was rated as good by reviewers online
  • Free hot breakfast was well liked and generous
  • Good value at this hotel said guests
  • Well maintained pool enjoyed by guests
Cons
  • No elevator in the motel section (but there is one in the 7-storey tower)
  • Some mentioned that the exterior and the public areas (hallways, lobby and breakfast room) could use an update
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Book from ~$258 CAD
Highly praised Niagara Falls hotel with fallsviews, restaurants, indoor pool & jacuzzi rooms
Pros
  • Guests typically enjoyed their rooms and found them clean, well appointed and comfortable
  • Guests loved this location, near the Falls and Clifton Hill
  • Guests were highly pleased about the views of the Falls
  • Staff were helpful and friendly said guests
  • Some guests enjoyed meals on site
  • Wi-Fi was rated excellent by online guest reviewers
  • Many said they would return to this hotel when visiting the Falls
Cons
  • Wi-Fi is included in the mandatory resort fee of $15.95 + tax per day
  • Self-parking is $29 + tax and valet parking is $45 + tax per night
  • Some found the hotel pricey, especially with extra fees adding up at the end
  • Some found the buffets expensive and uninspiring
  • Some found their rooms or bathrooms small

8 Other Hotels Close to Casino Niagara

Editor's Picks
Book from ~$150 CAD
Historic Niagara Falls hotel attached to casino & waterpark, with fallsviews & jacuzzi rooms
Pros
  • Guests who booked the larger rooms with the better fallsviews and larger windows seemed to be pleased
  • Location was well liked, close to attractions, the waterpark and restaurants
  • The Rainbow Room restaurant was very well liked and had great falls views
  • Staff were friendly and helpful said guests
Cons
  • Mandatory resort fee of $15.95 per room, per night
  • Self-parking costs $29 per day
  • Guests often complained of small rooms and bathrooms
  • Guests complained of extra charges, resort fee and tourism tax
  • Some found the hotel dated, with hard beds, noise transfer and poor views
  • Guests often felt the hotel did not provide enough value for the price
  • Wi-Fi received lower scores in the online surveys
Location
Located on the Niagara River, this hotel overlooks the Falls and is within a short walking distance of Casino Niagara (1 minute). In fact, the hotel and casino are connected by an indoor walkway.
Getting Around
The Niagara Falls tourist area is very pedestrian friendly, and many attractions and amenities are within easy walking distance of about 5 minutes. 

The 420, Niagara Veterans Highway, is a 2-minute drive away and the Rainbow Bridge (the border to the United States) is also within a 2-minute drive.
Entertainment
In addition to the Casino Niagara, guests may want to visit the Fallsview Indoor Waterpark, which is less than a 1-minute walk away. The tourist strip, Clifton Hill, is located less than a 3-minute walk away, and offers plenty of entertainment options, ranging from wax museums to mini-golf to restaurants for every taste.

Queen Victoria Park, with public viewpoints of the Falls, is also just a 3-minute walk away.
View
Guests can choose from a range of views of the American Falls across the Niagara River or both American and Canadian Falls on upper levels.
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Book from ~$102 CAD
Family-friendly Niagara Falls hotel with year-round skywalk to waterpark & free movie nights
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Guests said rooms were updated and clean
  • Guests found the staff friendly
  • Guests found the location handy to the waterpark and Clifton Hill
  • Several reviewers felt they had received good value
Cons
  • Parking is $15 per night
  • Restaurants expensive according to guests
  • Several guests had billing discrepancies and issues
  • Noise an issue for some guests: children running in hallways and from movie playing in courtyard #2
Location
Situated back from the Falls in town, this hotel is located directly across the street from Casino Niagara, at less than a 1-minute walk away. 
Getting Around
The 420 Niagara Veterans Highway is a 2-minute drive away, while the Rainbow Bridge border crossing to New York is less than a 2-minute drive from the hotel.
Entertainment
On site, guests can enjoy a family movie night starting at 9 pm, as well as the fitness centre.

An above-ground, climate-controlled skywalk connects this hotel to the Fallsview Indoor Waterpark and Casino Niagara is located directly across the street, at less than a 1-minute walk away. Clifton Hill, the tourist strip, is an approximate 4-minute walk away.
View
This hotel does not boast a view of the Falls, but does offer views of the casino and the city from most rooms.
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Book from ~$175 CAD
Small, quiet B&B option close to the Falls
Pros
  • Free parking, free breakfast
  • Most guests enjoyed the quality and selection of the complimentary homemade breakfast
  • Several reviewers enjoyed their rooms and described them as clean and spacious
  • Guests liked how close the hotel was to the Falls and Rainbow Bridge
Cons
  • A couple of guests found the AC not cool enough
  • A few guests had complaints about stains on the carpets
Location
Bluecrest is a quiet bed and breakfast located on a residential street that is still among all the area attractions, but suitable for couples wishing for a quieter atmosphere. This is the closest bed and breakfast to Casino Niagara, at a 7-minute walk away.
Getting Around
The highway is a 2-minute drive away. Access to the Rainbow Bridge and Canada / US Border is also a 2-minute drive away.
Entertainment
This hotel offers a complimentary breakfast daily in the breakfast room. 

Casino Niagara and Fallsview Indoor Waterpark are both about a 7-minute walk away, while Clifton Hill, the tourist strip, is a 10-minute walk away.
View
A view of the Falls cannot be seen from this low-lying residential house, but a leafy neighbourhood environment surrounds guest rooms.
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Book from ~$124 CAD
Praised by guests for location, cleanliness, staff and free breakfast
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking, free breakfast, free local calls and free newspapers
  • Many guests described the rooms as clean
  • Many reviewers found the hotel convenient for walking to Clifton Hill attractions
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly servce
  • Many guests praised the food at the free breakfast
  • Several reviewers thought that the room rates were reasonable
Cons
  • A few guests thought that the interior decor was dated
  • A few reviewers complained about smelling chlorine from the pool in the lobby
  • A couple of guests found the beds uncomfortable
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Book from ~$154 CAD
Clean Niagara Falls hotel with quiet and spacious rooms a 7-minute walk to Clifton Hill
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free hot breakfast
  • Numerous guests praised the hotel's proximity to attractions and the falls
  • The hotel's staff were complimented on their friendly and helpful service
  • Several reviewers were pleased with the hotel's affordable and reasonable rates
  • The hotel's rooms were found to be clean and spacious
Cons
  • A few guests complained about the hotel's added parking charge of $8 per day
  • Spotty Wi-Fi and a lack of fridges in some rooms were reported by a few lodgers
Location
Located just outside the main tourist area, on a main road, this hotel is a 7-minute walk from Casino Niagara.
Getting Around
The Rainbow Bridge and border into New York State is a 7-minute drive away, while the Niagara Veteran's Memorial Highway is a 4-minute drive away. 
Entertainment
On-site is an indoor, heated pool, hot tub, fitness centre and a games room. A complimentary daily breakfast buffet is available for all guests. Also available to guests is a read-it and return-it lending library.

The Clifton Hill tourist strip is a 5-minute walk away, while viewpoints for the Falls at Queen Victoria Park are also a 5-minute walk away.
View
While the Falls are quite a distance away, city views can be seen from every room.
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Book from ~$77 CAD
Situated in the Clifton Hill area, clean rooms and reasonable room rates
Pros
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean
  • Many reviewers thought that the location was convenient for accessing area attractions on foot
  • Several guests thought that the room rates were reasonable
  • Several reviewers found their beds to be comfortable
  • A few guests described the front desk agents as friendly and helpful
Cons
  • No on-site restaurant, no elevator and no Internet access
  • Several guests thought that their room interiors were dated and in need of upgrades
  • A few reviewers noticed an unpleasant odour in their rooms
Location
Located just north of all the most popular attractions of Niagara Falls, this hotel is a 7-minute walk from Casino Niagara.
Getting Around
The Niagara Veteran's Memorial Highway is a 4-minute drive away, while the Rainbow Bridge and US border is just a 7-minute drive from the property.
Entertainment
Located next door to the Inn and Suites, guests have access to that hotel's indoor pool, hot tub and fitness centre. 

Within a 7-minute walk are Casino Niagara and the Fallsview Indoor Waterpark, while Clifton Hill is a 5-minute walk away. Queen Victoria Park and its viewing points of the Falls are also a 5-minute walk away.
View
This low-lying, three-storey hotel does not offer views of the Falls. City views are available from many rooms.
Editor's Picks
Book from ~$93 CAD
Clean but dated Niagara Falls hotel near Clifton Hill with indoor pool, balconies & jacuzzis
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Many guests said the rooms were clean and comfortable
  • Guests liked the quiet location, an easy walk to attractions
  • Many guests felt that the property offered good value
  • Many guests enjoyed the pool area at this hotel
Cons
  • Parking is $10 per night
  • Many guests described the rooms as dated and in need of updates
  • Extra charges at the hotel were irritating to several guests
Location
Located just west of the central tourist area, Michael's Inn is located on the river, just a 5-minute walk from Casino Niagara.
Getting Around
The Niagara Veteran's Memorial Highway is a 5-minute drive away, and the Rainbow Bridge crossing into New York State is just a 2-minute drive away.
Entertainment
On-site amenities at the hotel include an indoor pool, children's pool, sauna, arcade and fitness centre.

Nearby Clifton Hill and Queen Victoria Park with public viewing points of the falls are an 8-minute walk away.
View
City-view and river-view rooms are both available at this riverside hotel. While a view of the Rainbow Bridge may be seen from the river-view rooms, the Falls cannot be seen.
Editor's Picks
Book from ~$95 CAD
Niagara Falls hotel near Clifton Hill with indoor pool and restaurant but mixed reviews
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free continental breakfast
  • Several guests approved of the room rate
  • Many guests found the proximity to tourist attractions convenient
  • Some guests enjoyed meals on site
  • Some guests said the hotel was in better condition than the motel part
Cons
  • Parking is $10 per night
  • Guests often disliked their rooms due to cleanliness issues
  • Some guests complained about a smell in the room
  • Many guests did not find the hotel staff to be accommodating
  • Several guests complained of poor Internet service
Location
This Days Inn hotel is located in the centre of tourist attractions in Niagara Falls and a short distance from the Falls. Casino Niagara is approximately a 2-minute walk away, across the casino's parking lot.
Getting Around
Getting to this hotel is a 7-minute drive from the Niagara Veteran's Memorial Highway, and the Rainbow Bridge and border into the United States is a 5-minute drive away.
Entertainment
On site is an indoor pool, hot tub and sauna. Some rooms include a free breakfast if staying during the summer months (until the end of August).

Clifton Hill is a 2-minute walk away, while the Queen Victoria Park and viewing points of the Falls are a 3-minute walk away.
View
Guests can choose from courtyard-view rooms or city views facing Clifton Hill. Because of the distance from the river, views of the Falls are not available from this hotel.

Tips For Staying Near Casino Niagara

Location
Located just a bit beyond the border on the Canadian side, at a 2-minute drive from the Rainbow Bridge between Ontario, Canada and New York, United States, Casino Niagara is one of many entertainment options while on holiday in Niagara Falls. 

The American Falls are located just across the Niagara River and the Canadian (Horseshoe) Falls are a 20-minute walk away along a tourist-friendly, walk-able path.

This casino is a 1-hour drive from Pearson International Airport and a 1.5-hour drive from downtown Toronto, and is situated just 2 minutes from the Niagara Veterans Highway. 
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Getting Around: Public Transit
There are plenty of tour companies offering package deals by chartered bus to Casino Niagara. If you are planning a group trip, this may be your best option. Head to the Casino Niagara website to learn more about group promotions or to pick a tour company that suits your needs.

Niagara Region Transit Service has routes linking Niagara Falls - Welland - St. Catharines - Port Colborne - Fort Erie from Monday to Saturday and costs $6. 

There is a seasonal paid shuttle service to the Falls and various tourist destinations in the Niagara Region from most hotels and the city, but does not operate during winter months. Passes can be purchased at a number of different retailers and information can be found on the WeGo website.
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Parking
Parking at Casino Niagara is not free and varies from $5 to $10 depending on the day. If you sign up for a Players Advantage Club Membership and use that while gambling, you can earn free parking if wagering over a set dollar amount. Inquire while signing up for the card what the current minimum is to earn free parking.
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Dining
With many on-site options open into the wee hours, Casino Niagara has plenty to offer. Market Buffet is an all-you-can-eat buffet on the main level open for lunch and dinner (11 am to 10 pm), while Lucy's Steakhouse on the second level is open for a more fine dining experience (5 pm to 10 pm). 

Just next door to Lucy's Steakhouse is Quench Bar, which is open for breakfast and pub fare the rest of the day (8 am to 2 am). The Perks Cafe, located in the Rotunda entrance, is open for light snacks and gourmet coffee from 10 am to 4 pm.

Within a 2-minute walk on Clifton Hill are a wide variety of fast food and fine dining options to suit anyone's palate. 
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Entertainment
With over 1,500 slots and gaming machines, Casino Niagara's 95,000 square-foot gaming floor also contains 40 gaming tables and 12 poker-specific tables in the poker room on the second floor.

If sports betting is more your thing, the Sports Room features 26 HD screens and plush seating, showcasing all major sporting events. Also on offer is live music, ranging from local acts every weekend to impersonation bands mid-week.

Yuk Yuk's serves up comedy shows on site late in the week, featuring many different line-ups. For more information or to reserve tickets, call 1-877-YOU-LAFF (968-5233).

No matter which hotel you choose, don't miss a spectacular show every Friday, Saturday and Sunday during the summer (late May through September 1). Niagara Parks presents a 10 pm fireworks show in Queen Victoria Park with the Falls as a backdrop, about 12 minutes from the casino on foot.
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